business and human rights
Since 1 February, Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business has engaged with many multinational and Myanmar businesses to help them navigate the business and human rights challenges which they are facing.
As the UN Guiding Principles enter their tenth year MCRB marks the launch of the "Next 10 Years" project with four short introductory videos on the UNGPs, subtitled in Burmese.
These introductory videos about the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) have been subtitled in Burmese.
MCRB has sent comments to the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) on their draft Strategic Plan 2020-2024.
Vicky Bowman, Director MCRB, and Allan Lerberg Jorgensen, Director, Human Rights and Development Department, of the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), one of MCRB’s co-founding organisations, made presentations to a seminar on 29 June in Tokyo.
An article by MCRB’s Donna Guest on the first years of Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business and the lessons it might offer for initiatives on business and human rights in other countries has been published in the Journal of Business and Human Rights.
The OECD Watch brochure provides a brief overview of the content of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the associated complaint mechanism.
The top three Business and Human Rights issues identified for Myanmar in 2016, based on an online poll of Myanmar-connected stakeholders conducted in October/November, are land, human rights defenders, and public participation.
‘International Standards for Responsible Business in Conflict Affected and Fragile Environments’ brochure developed by the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding provides an overview of the most relevant international business standards
The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) today published an online “Myanmar Human Rights and Business Country Guide” concerning how businesses operating in Myanmar can impact human rights.
Responsible Business Laws, Regulations and Guidelines in Chinese.
This brochure provides basic information about the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, the most comprehensive set of government-backed recommendations on responsible business conduct in existence today.
The International Trade Centre (ITC’s) Standards Map provides information on over 150 standards, codes of conduct, and audit protocols.
The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were proposed by UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie, and endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in June 2011. This is a Burmese translation of the original document.
The website of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) spotlights conduct of over 5600 companies.
On 29 December, the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business hosted a workshop at the Myanmar People’s Forum on Business and Human Rights at Myanmar Convention Centre in Yangon.